Real-Time Forecasting of Atmospheric Debris Transport

  • Jonathan D. Kahl
  • Russell C. Schnell
  • Patrick J. Sheridan
Part of the NATO Challenges of Modern Society book series (NATS, volume 17)

Abstract

In this paper we describe an experiment in which a real-time trajectory forecast model was used to estimate the transport of debris associated with a large chemical explosion in the southwestern United States. The trajectory forecasts were used to vector sampling aircraft into a position favorable for intersecting the debris cloud. Full details of the experiment have been reported by Kahl et al. (1991).

Keywords

Dust Explosive Boulder Instrumental Neutron Activation Analysis 

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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jonathan D. Kahl
    • 1
  • Russell C. Schnell
    • 2
  • Patrick J. Sheridan
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of GeosciencesUniversity of Wisconsin-MilwaukeeMilwaukeeUSA
  2. 2.Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental ScienceUniversity of ColoradoBoulderUSA

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